ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Slow Migration of the Economically Weak Child to Elite India

The Road to English

Students of English from the economically weaker sections in private schools in Delhi now go through an extended phase of muteness and incomprehensibility before they finally pick up the language, almost by osmosis. The US education system, which promotes bilingualism as opposed to diglossia here, has some lessons for India if the attempt is to make English learning more easy, enjoyable, and useful.



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